Erin Krampetz

Ashoka U and Cordes Foundation Recognize 2012 Innovation Award Winners

Ashoka U, Ashoka’s initiative for social innovation in higher education, and the Cordes Foundation, an organization that equips the next generation of social entrepreneurs, recognizes the 2012 Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Awards winners. The Award highlights teaching and partnership practices that are innovative, replicable, and that make a significant impact on society. Duke University’s […]

Brian McCollow

Jane Turner and Benhür Oral, creatively incorporating social entrepreneurship in the classroom

This is the third in a series of posts featuring Ashoka U Exchange participants discussing “Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education.” This week we feature Jane Turner and Benhür Oral faculty members from Özyeğin Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey. If you think social entrepreneurship has to be taught as a stand-alone subject, you haven’t met Jane Turner and […]

Michèle Leaman

Ashoka U Recognizes Inaugural Innovation Award Winners

Founded in 1980, the mission of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public focuses on the overwhelming need for a “competitive citizen sector.” Competition allows social entrepreneurs to thrive by proposing more effective approaches to solving our world’s toughest challenges, while empowering the world’s citizens to think and act as changemakers. Ashoka U, Ashoka’s college and university […]